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30 May, 2005

Demolitions: Bansal's effigy burnt

Activists of the BJP burn an effigy of local MP Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal outside his residence in Sector 28, Chandigarh, on Sunday. (Image Courtesy: The Tribune)
Chandigarh Tribune
Chandigarh, May 29: Activists of the Tenement Cell of the local unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party today organised a dharna in front of the residence of Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, the local Member of Parliament, for his "casual" approach towards the problems of the poor, particularly Mani Majra residents who face demolitions in their housing structures.
The effigy of the MP was burnt to register protest against his "inaction in listening to the residents of Mani Majra who have been served notices against encroachments in their housing structures". Mr Satya Pal Jain, a former Member of Parliament of the BJP, came down heavily of the Congress MP for failing to redress grievances of the poor. ...